Melissa, starry-eyed soy-lovin' Expatriated Zulu (oddharmonic) wrote,
Melissa, starry-eyed soy-lovin' Expatriated Zulu

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Misc purchases: Sasha album from iTunes, cross-stitch patterns, temporary caffeine fix.

While downloading Sasha's 2002 album Airdrawndagger from iTunes, I noticed the iTunes Store listed an album for him that I didn't even vaguely recognize. A quick check at Amazon didn't bring it up (because it wasn't by him, see below) but I found out he's got a new album, Fundacion, slated for US release on 21 June. *swoons*

The mystery album, Percussionata Project, is by a different Sasha that's a classical guitarist. I poked around Apple Support for awhile but didn't see a way to report to them that the album neither belongs in the electronic genre nor is it by the Sasha it's associated with in the iTunes Store.

Note to Vogon: I know I mentioned the the Verve Remixed series to you today; you might be tickled to know each volume has a counterpart in the Verve Unmixed series. It's so clever it might hurt.


Today's mail check yielded an order of cross-stitch patterns from Fantasy Crafts I'd made as a slightly belated Mother's Day splurge. My loot: Teresa Wentzler's limited-edition "You Were Hatched...", Dragon Dreams' "Tooth Fairy Pillows", and  Dragon Fire Designs' "Family" and "Together" ("Friend" rounds out their American Sign Series patterns; I'll track a copy down later).

I was confused when I found three sheets where I expected the invoice to be, but was pleasantly surprised to find two were freebie designs: "Morning Fairy" from Dragon Dreams, which makes me giggle ("I don't do cute before coffee") and will be on their samples page on 12/31/2005, and "Wanna Trade?" from Cross-Eyed Kat, which is as cute as a bug and I'll probably stitch up as a tin topper in the near future.


I went down to the vending machine by the pool to get caffeine earlier tonight (it's time to go grocery shopping; I'll pay $1 for a 20 oz. bottle of Coke when my choices are caffeine or migraine) and the frelling machine jammed while dispensing the Coke. I didn't have an extra dollar bill on me, so I took Vogon's soda upstairs and left it for him while I went back down to get my sodas (I had to buy a second bottle to get both out of the machine) and check the mail. When I came back, he hadn't even noticed his drink sitting there! Space cadet. (;
Tags: 746.4_needlework, 780_music

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